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Gather close, my friends — watch, and hear, the Watchmen 
Friday, March 6th, 2009 | 04:49 pm [comics, film, video]
So I dunno if you have heard, but there is this movie opening tonight called Watchmen, based on a comic book of some repute. Might not suck, right?

Anyway, earlier this week we saw the release of another Watchmen adaptation, Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic, a presentation of the entire comic, panel by panel, with minimal animation and sound effects and an actor reading the dialogue. Sounds pretty cool. Know what sounds even cooler, though? All of that, but with motherfucking Alan Moore reading the dialogue.

It would never happen, you say? Moore wants nothing to do with all of this — dare I say it? — Watchmania? Too true, too true. Lucky for us, some enterprising AV nerd took audio of Moore reading an excerpt from Watchmen (the passage from the journal of Rorschach that opens the first issue) and dubbed it over footage from the motion comic, giving us this:

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